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These books give information about journals such as scope, review process and acceptance rate.
Journals in Psychology Pius Library BF76.8 . J68
An Author's guide to Social Work Journals Pius Reference HV85 .A93 2009
Most journals have a web site. If you are considering submitting an article for publication, look at the web site for the journal especially the 'instructions for authors section".
There is one copy of the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association on the reference book shelf on the first floor of Pius library. There is another copy on reserve at the east service desk (across from the cafe).
SLU Libraries have many books that offer guidance on writing a dissertation. Do a keyword search on writing dissertation to find some of these books.